Events for week of 19th March, 2018

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Mon 19th

Gateway Club

19th March @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Tue 20th

Valuing People Project – Thanet Locality Meeting

20th March @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Thanet Thinkers

20th March @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 21st

GOLD Drop-in Session

21st March @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Social Club

21st March @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Healthy Living Club

21st March @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri 23rd
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Sat 24th
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Sun 25th
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Margate resource centre

Our Margate resource centre is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm. Activities on offer include:

  • cooking,
  • photography,
  • golf,
  • arts and crafts,
  • drama,
  • bowling,
  • music,
  • swimming, and
  • dance.

We provide many of these activities in partnership with local organisations, including Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory, Manston Golf Centre, Bugsy’s Bowling and Hartsdown Gym and Swimming Pool.

Throughout the year, members have to opportunity to showcase their work at a number of local events, from photography exhibitions to stage productions.

To attend our Margate resource centre, it costs £20.25 for a half day and £40.50 for a full day. Free taster sessions are available for newcomers.

For more information, contact us via email, or phone 01843-224482.

East Kent Mencap - Events

Carolling at Christmas

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 by
To spread some Christmas cheer, members of Thanet Big Sing Choir and East Kent Mencap recently performed a carol service for shoppers at Westwood Cross. Together, the group performed classics such as ‘Jingle Bells’, ‘Deck the Halls’ and ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’.
East Kent Mencap - Swale Panto

Crowd go bonkers for Variety Show

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 by
This month, our Swale drama group re-imagined ‘Alice in Wonderland’ for their annual performance. Titled ‘Bonkers’, the show blurred the lines between fantasy and reality as the audience were transported on a journey through Wonderland.
East Kent Mencap - Christmas Panto
On Thursday 30th November, our Thanet drama group took centre stage for their annual Christmas Variety Show. The all singing, all dancing extravaganza was put together by the group during their weekly drama sessions at Margate resource centre. The drama group, who all have a learning disability, have been preparing for the show all year long.
East Kent Mencap - Secret Shopper Presentation
Our Secret Shopper group have spent the last 7 months investigating shops across Thanet. The Secret Shopper group from Margate Resource Centre, meet regularly to review the service provided by local shops in the area. Excitement was high in July, as the group went to deliver their findings to the Westwood Cross Management Team




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